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fount

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noun \ˈfau̇nt\

Definition of fount



Origin of fount

Middle English, from Anglo-French funte, founte, from Latin font-, fons


First Known Use: 15th century

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fount

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noun \ˈfänt, ˈfau̇nt\

Definition of fount

British

  1. :  a type font



Origin of fount

French fonte, from Middle French — more at font


First Known Use: circa 1683

Rhymes with fount


FOUNT Defined for Kids

fount

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noun \ˈfau̇nt\

Definition of fount

  1. :  source 1 <She was a fount of knowledge about wildlife.>




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